Lee Barbour

Lee Barbour

Instrument: Guitar | Location: Charleston

"Lee Barbour is one of my favorite composers and players. His music has the perfect balance of feeling and intellect."
—Kebbi Williams, Grammy-winning saxophonist for Tedeschi Trucks Band

Updated: January 27, 2022

Born: January 19, 1977

Lee Barbour is a musician from Charleston, SC. As a guitarist, he has performed/recorded with several international artists, including guitar legend Joe Beck (Miles Davis), Fred Wesley (James Brown), Earl Klugh, Chris Bullock and Justin Stanton (Snarky Puppy), Cody Wright (Joe Bonamassa, Peter Erskine), John Blackwell (Prince, D’Angelo) Quentin Baxter (Ranky Tanky, Rene Marie) Jeff Sipe, Kebbi Williams (Tedeschi Trucks Band), Elise Testone (American Idol), Ellis Hall, and Cary Ann Hearst (Shovels and Rope). He has been reviewed in Jazz Times and had appearances in Spin Magazine and the New York Times.

As a composer, he has written music for trailers, documentaries, animation, commercials and feature film. Lee taught guitar at The New York City Guitar School and The College of Charleston and continues to teach privately. He performs regularly with several different projects and tours with Jazz is Phish. He currently lives in paradise, Charleston, SC.


Tags

”Lee Barbour is one of the best jazz guitarists in the country.”

- Joe Beck Guitarist for Miles Davis, Paul Simon, James Brown and many others

“Lee Barbour is one of my favorite composers and players. His music has the perfect balance of feeling and intellect.”

- Kebbi Williams Grammy-winning saxophonist for Tedeschi Trucks Band

Primary Instrument

Guitar

Location

Charleston

Willing to teach

Intermediate to advanced

Credentials/Background

I have taught as the adjunct professor of jazz guitar at the College of Charleston, The New York City Guitar SchooI and I currently offer private lessons. The rate is $70/hour.

Nels Cline
guitar, electric
Joe Beck
guitar
John Coltrane
saxophone
Miles Davis
trumpet
Bill Frisell
guitar, electric
Pat Metheny
guitar

Links

Lee Barbour Tour

Past Concerts

  Sat, Jun 18
greenville, SC
Pat Martino Tribute At Centre Stage
Centre Stage
Sat, Jun 18. 8:00 pm